When my husband read an early draft of this essay, he asked, "Why doesn't her partner have to support our daughter? After all, they agreed to raise children as Jews." What does it mean to raise a Jewish child?
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Ten days before the election, Cokie Roberts joins us in Chicago to explore the impact of the Jewish vote. Cokie Roberts is a senior news analyst for National Public Radio and a political commentator for ABC News, where she co-anchored This Week with Sam Donaldson. She was cited by the American Women in Radio and Television as one of the 50 greatest women in the history of broadcasting, has been inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame, and was named a “Living Legend” by the Library of Congress.
Ms. Roberts and her husband, Steven V. Roberts, are contributing writers for USA Weekend. Together they wrote From This Day Forward, an account of their more than 40-year marriage. The book became a New York Times bestseller, following Ms. Roberts’ bestselling We Are Our Mothers’ Daughters. She and her husband also co-wrote Our Haggadah: Uniting Traditions for Interfaith Families.